Elsevier - Ocean & Coastal Management - Volume 218.

Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) has been recognized as an essential tool for reducing the increasing pressures on marine and coastal areas (resulting from human activities and competition) and contributing to sustainable development.

Frontiers in Marine Science

In a context of growing claim for marine space and in the pursuit of maritime “spatial efficiency,” Multi-use (MU) becomes necessary to assemble more or less compatible sea uses.

Journal of Spatial Science

Marine and coastal areas are under significant pressures due to the intense concentration of population and activities that often drive in conflicts.

Journal of Coastal Conservation, Volume 24

The present paper deals with landscape management issues, not only of terrestrial landscape but also of coastal and marine landscape.

European University Institute

The paper explores the current situation, prospects and developmental directions for the floating offshore wind energy sector in Europe, and in particular in the EU Mediterranean Region, with its prime focus on Greece.


This report is developed within the framework of the PORTODIMARE project that aims to create a common platform (Geoportal) for data and information related to coastal and marine areas of the Adriatic-Ionian Region, by integrating existing database

Underwater cultural heritage (UCH) constitutes an invaluable asset, which is lately being challenged by the blue growth trend that cannot be easily reconciled with the goal of UCH preservation and promotion.


This deliverable from the MSP-MED project gives a useful insight into the Greek approach to Maritime Spatial Planning.

Maritime spatial planning aims to provide an integrated governance framework for the rational allocation of activities whilst also preserving marine ecosystems.


Greece has adopted in 2011 a Special Framework for Spatial Planning and Sustainable Development for Aquaculture in order to provide guidelines, rules and criteria for the spatial structure, organization and development of aquaculture in the Greek

The Agreement constitutes the main strategic plan for growth in Greece with the contribution of significant resources originating from the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) of the European Union.

The Greek Operational Programme for Fisheries and Sea (OPFS) 2014-2020 is one of the seven sectoral programs under the Partnership Agreement for the Development Framework 2014-2020.